This year's best dissertation award in physics goes to ....

Newly minted Dr. Purushottam Tiwari has won this year's best doctorate dissertation award in physics. He has completed his Ph.D research under the guidance of Dr. Yesim Darici, and working with Dr. Jin He. Purushottam recently successfully defended his dissertation titled as "Multimode Analysis of Nanoscale Biomolecular Interactions", and has accepted a postdoctoral position at University of Oklahoma. He will be officially presented with this award at the spring Arts and Sciences convocation ceremony on Sunday, May 3 this year. More information about Dr. Tiwari and his dissertation can be found here. Congratulations to Dr. Tiwari and Professor Darici!